The Bury Volunteer Police Cadet Unit have found a home at Bury College and believes their recent award for Voluntary Police Cadet Unit of the Year has been helped by Bury College’s facilities and our staff.
This apprenticeship is ideal for those who would like to pursue a career in Coaching. This occupation is found in private, public and third sector national and multinational organisations and employers. It is found in every sector across the country including, for example; the health sector, finance sector, engineering and manufacturing sectors, business and professional services, education sector, retail sector, leisure sector, technology sector and construction.
There has been a growing demand for the professionalisation of coaching to include one-to-one coaching, team coaching, leadership coaching and for coaching skills to be embedded within culture and governance infrastructures to support future ways of working.
The broad purpose of the occupation is to work with a wide range of individuals and teams across organisations, to empower and engage with them to enhance their professional performance. Coaching is a way of leading in a non-directive manner, helping people to learn through deep listening and reflective, open questions rather than instructing, giving advice or making suggestions.
An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. By the end of an apprenticeship, you will have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.
As an apprentice you will:
- Learn and train for a specific job
- Get paid and receive holiday leave
- Get hands-on experience in a real job
- Spend a minimum of 6 hours a week off-the-job to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours relevant to your apprenticeship standard
- Complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship
- Be on a career path with lots of future potential
There are different rates of pay for apprentices depending on your age and what year of your apprenticeship you’re in.
Your employment contract should confirm your rate of pay.
Please visit https://www.gov.uk/become-apprentice/pay-and-conditions for the latest minimum apprenticeship wages.
The apprentice will attend classes taking place half a day per week and receive one-to-one support in the workplace and visits with a dedicated Learning and Skills Coach.
The apprentice will complete an End Point Assessment with the awarding National EPA which will cover the three following areas.
· Observation with questions and answers
· Interview supported by a portfolio of evidence
· Knowledge test
Relevant qualifications and or initial assessment will take for Maths and English prior to commencement.
The relevant job responsibilities include : Must be in a coaching role.
Positive Futures is a set of essential qualities, embedded throughout your study programme, that we seek to develop in all students:
You will also engage in the Positive Futures Careers Programme, developing key employability skills through a diverse range of activities including work placements, volunteering, employer talks, industry study visits and employment and university fairs.
As a Bury College student you will have access to a wide range of enrichment opportunities which will contribute to your personal growth and development and support your academic studies.
These may include:
- Art Club
- Chess Club
- Dance, Drama and Singing Workshops
- Duke of Edinburgh Award
- Gaming Hub
- Music Club
- Pride Club
- Student Ambassador Scheme
- A wide range of sport including Badminton, Cricket, Football, Fitness Training, Nerf, Netball, Volleyball and Table Tennis.
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